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New Mixed-Use Apartment Project and Retail Coming to 701 2nd Street, NE

by Prince Of Petworth February 11, 2013 at 4:00 pm 32 Comments

From a press release:

Fisher Brothers, a family owned, multi-generational real estate development and investment company, today announced the groundbreaking of 701 2nd Street, NE. The development is the first Class A mixed-use apartment in the historic Capitol Hill and H Street neighborhood.

701 2nd Street, NE is a 10-story, 398,103 square foot building comprised of 377 apartments on the ground to 10th floor, approximately 20,000 square feet of retail space located along H, 2nd, and G Streets, and 309 parking spaces located on two floors below-grade.

“701 2nd Street will deliver an unparalleled level of amenities and services providing its residents not just an apartment, but a lifestyle that’s as vibrant and exciting as the surrounding Capitol Hill/H Street neighborhood,” said Fisher Brothers partner Winston Fisher. “Whether it’s relaxing at the building’s rooftop pools and cabanas or discovering a new area chef at one of the tasting events, residents need not leave their home for entertainment, discovery and excitement. From the exquisite interior finishes and design, the convenience of its central Capitol Hill to H Street location, the building is tailor-made for the urban resident who seeks convenience to work — and all conveniently located in a neighborhood hosting Washington’s newest restaurants and burgeoning retail corridor.”

The location of the development offers more convenient access to mass transit than any other luxury multifamily project in Washington, DC with covered access via an entrance across 2nd Street to Union Station, allowing access to every major mass transit provider in Washington, DC (Amtrak, Metro, VRE and MARC). There is slated more than 210,000 square feet of high end retail space, including more than 100 specialty shops and 50,000 square feet of restaurant space.

The units have been designed to accommodate the young urban professionals that populate the area. With this target market in mind, the building is strategically designed with a majority of one bedroom and two bedrooms units tailored to individuals living alone or with roommates. Interior finishes and fixtures have been designed by the Rockwell Group, one of the nation’s most imaginative interior design firms. All elements of the interiors combine to create and aesthetic that is elegant, comfortable, light and modern. Open kitchens feature Quartzite Vulcano countertops, subway tile backsplashes and stainless steel appliances. Kitchens and living areas include Plank Hickory Flooring while bedrooms will have carpet. The bathrooms are finished with top-of-the-line fixtures including Kohler toilets, Duravit tubs and Grohe faucets and shower heads. All the units will have stacked washer and dryers.

The 10-story building is to be constructed utilizing a masonry and window wall façade with concrete super structure. The exterior spaces will be extensively landscaped with interior and exterior gardens, water features, and rooftop decks will be certified LEED Silver and feature green roofs, and eco pond, and passive street storm water reclamation.

Besides Rockwell Group, the project team includes Hickok Cole Architects, Handel Architects, Plaza Construction, Landworks Studio for landscape design and retail leasing from Streetsense.

Residents will also enjoy:

• 24 Hour Lobby Concierge
• Working Lounge
• Kitchen and Tasting Tables
• Media Hub
• Party Room
• Fitness Center
• Rooftop Indoor / Outdoor Party Room
• Interior / Exterior Water Feature
Eco Pond and Gardens
• Integrated Lobby Level Leasing Center
• Library Lounge
• Business Center
• Community Bulletin Wall
• Gaming Lounge
Interior Pet Spa with exterior dog walk
• Rooftop Pool and Deck
• Rooftop Cabanas / Grill Areas
• Exterior Activity Courtyard
• Rooftop Community Gardens


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